As the MotoGP Championship travels to Europe for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, many riders would typically fear nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi due to his history at the 2.748-mile circuit.
The Italian has the most wins of any rider in MotoGP at Jerez de la Frontera, taking six wins in the premier class (five in 800cc class, one in 500cc).
Moto2 Jerez Preview
Leading the way in Moto2 after Round 1 is Stefan Bradl (Viessmann Kiefer Racing), whose second Moto2 victory of his career came from his first ever pole position start at the Losail circuit. The Moto2 series heads to Jerez this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix.
At the Spanish Grand Prix in 1973-the opening round of the 250cc Motocross World Championship-the racing community was introduced to Washington-born Jim Pomeroy. Virtually unknown in the Grand Prix ranks, Pomery, riding a Bultaco, won the opening moto.